Health, Safety & Environment

Exploration & Production , Legislation , Health, Safety & Environment

California Seeks Strict New Limits on Oil Drilling

If finalized, the new oil drilling rules unveiled by California Governor Gavin Newsom on Oct. 21  would be the most stringent of any state in the nation, topping Colorado’s setback requirement approved last year.

October 21, 2021

Restructurings , People , Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Mergers , Joint Ventures , Midstream , Pipelines

Q&A: Significant Midstream Consolidation on the Way

New Sidley partner Trent Bridges shares his thoughts on the strategic outlook for midstream companies, pipeline contracts, M&A, renewable fuels, capital markets and regulations.

October 19, 2021

DUG Bakken and Rockies , Exploration & Production , Legislation , Health, Safety & Environment , Shale Plays

Why You Shouldn’t Count Colorado Oil and Gas Out

With a rigorous regulatory and environmental framework, here’s why oil and gas producers in the Centennial State have a key role to play in the “clean energy future,” according to Dan Haley, CEO of the Colorado Oil and Gas Association.

October 14, 2021

Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Digital Oilfield

ABB's New Data Analytics Tool Improves Plant Uptime, Tackles Emission Compliance

The new solution pre-empts plant failure and helps achieve emissions compliance, improving plant uptime and process safety.

October 13, 2021

Field Development , Discoveries , International , Health, Safety & Environment

EU To Seek Ban on Oil, Gas Exploration in the Arctic

The European Commission proposal reflects the EU's efforts to boost its role on the global stage, though it has limited influence in the Arctic.

October 13, 2021

Investment , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions

US $500 Million Joint Venture Aims to Curb Climate Change with Forest Investments

The JV with Oak Hill Advisors, called Bluesource Sustainable Forests Co., aims to purchase and more sustainably manage more than one million acres of forests in North America.

October 12, 2021

Health, Safety & Environment , Energy Transition , ESG

Navigating the Oil & Gas Industry's Energy Transition

Panelists at the recent Baker Institute’s 2021 Annual Energy Summit offer advice for clients seeking guidance during the uncertain transition period in the energy industry.

October 11, 2021

Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment , Construction , Pipelines

Pennsylvania Charges Energy Transfer with Environmental Crimes

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro charged Energy Transfer with several counts of environmental crimes that Shapiro says occurred during the Marine East pipeline expansion.

October 7, 2021

Exploration & Production , Health, Safety & Environment

UK Regulator Rejects Shell’s Plans to Develop North Sea Field

It was unclear on what grounds the British regulator refused to approve the environmental statement for the development by Shell of the Jackdaw gas field in the North Sea.

October 7, 2021

Legislation , Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment , Transactions

US Senate Confirms Biden Pick to Lead Bureau of Land Management

The U.S. Senate voted on Sept. 30 to confirm Montana conservationist Tracy Stone-Manning to lead the Bureau of Land Management.

October 1, 2021